Sesame Seed-Crusted Salmon Burger With Yogurt Sauce

Sesame Seed-Crusted Salmon Burger With Yogurt Sauce
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Serving size: 1 burger and 2 tablespoons sauce
  • Calories: 463
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Sodium: 660mg
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Cholesterol: 72mg
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Ingredients
  • 1 (1-pound) salmon fillet, skinned and chopped
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach
  • ¼ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds, toasted and divided
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
Instructions
  1. Combine salmon, spinach, panko, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, ginger, soy sauce, 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Form mixture into 4 (3½-inch) patties. Place remaining sesame seeds onto a plate, and dip one side of patties into seeds to coat.
  2. Stir together yogurt, dill, garlic, and remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a small bowl.
  3. Preheat a lightly oiled grill pan over medium heat until hot but not smoking. Cook burgers over medium heat, turning, 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through. Grill buns, cut sides down, for about 2 minutes or until golden.
  4. Place burgers on buns, and top with 2 tablespoons yogurt sauce.

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